But this night was different. New Yorkers poured onto the Times Square streets to cheer on cars and buses passing by honking their horns and waving flags in approval with the crowd.
Donald Trump just claimed that New York City is a ghost town in the Final Presidential Debate. So I took my camera out to see if there was a hint of truth to his claim.
My first attendance of the New York Comic Con last year was a blast. This year, the entire conference goes virtual due to the pandemic. It’s not the same. This is NYCC 2019 last year through my lenses. It took me a full year before I finally post them.
I was very fortunate to be part of the pionerring team of Peter Hurley and Tony Tafe’s 10,000 Head Shots initiative all over the country. We started at 400 and made the final 200 cut. It wasn’t really easy but it was indeed a learning experience working with the pros.
On June 8, 2020, New York City finally entered the Phase 1 of its reopening. New Yorkers who hunkered down gradually emerges from their isolation. These are the images of the first ten days of the first phase of easing the city’s lockdown restrictions.
On the night of June 1, 2020, barely a week into the BLM protest, rioters and looters infiltrated the peaceful protesters against racism. These are the images I captured on the morning after looters broke into Macys and other stores in Manhattan.
Many New Yorkers who hunkered down in their homes during the lockdown took to the streets to protest the death of George Floyd joining hundreds of protest across the nation. These images are part of the hree BLM protests that I chanced upon in New York City.
As a Nurse I always put my life on the line together with thousands of essential workers during the Pandemic. Every night when the clock strikes 7, we are rewarded by the gratitude of our fellow New Yorkers all over the city. A salute to the true heroes of Gotham
People who hunkered down on their homes to limit the spread of the virus are finding themselves adapting to what seems to be the new normal for the rest of the coming months. These are the images of life in the midst of a Pandemic.
On Friday March 20, 2020 Governor Cuomo announced New York statewide lockdown including New York City. These are the near apocalyptic images I captured even before the City’s official lockdown: empty streets, closed doors and void of human activity.